Latest News & Announcements

Training platform expands!

Paula Martinez joined the ELIXIR Belgium Training platform in December 2017. Paula is a data scientist with background in bioinformatics. She worked at The University of Queensland, Australia as specialized trainer for data analysis and data visualization. She is part of Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry as instructor, maintainer, mentor and trainer. Paula will assist the Belgian ELIXIR node in providing FAIR data courses, applying data management strategies and developing workshops of the pipelining tool Galaxy and software best practices.

Sparkling ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum in Brussels

In order to help companies in Food, Nutrition and Microbiome to access and take advantage of the wealth of data being generated, ELIXIR and ELIXIR Belgium organised a two-day ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum in October 2017 in Brussels. A complete report of the meeting (including presentations and photo's) can be found on the events page.

ELIXIR Belgium vacancy @The Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has developed a range of servers and databases with a focus on human health. For the integration and update of these bioinformatics services, especially in relation to the ELIXIR recommendations, we are looking for a Software Developer

ELIXIR Belgium vacancy @The Antwerp Centre of Medical Genetics

The Cognitive Genetics research group of the Antwerp Centre of Medical Genetics develops tools to integrate, annotate and interpret genetic data, with the aim of identifying genetic causes of cognitive disorders. In order to further enhance the features, scalability and integration in the ELIXIR network of these in-house developed software platforms, we are looking for a Software Developer.

ELIXIR Belgium is hiring a Data Science Cloud Coordinator

The increase in data intensive analyses requires a data science cloud for research and development. This data science cloud should provide solutions for all aspects related to data: storage, management, security, analysis, integration, sharing, etc. and should be firmly embedded in and outreaching to the international context. To advance the establishment of such an infrastructure, we are hiring a Data Science Cloud Coordinator.

ELIXIR Belgium is hiring a Bioinformatics and Data Science Trainer

The VIB Bioinformatics Core is hiring an enthousiastic ELIXIR data science trainer to expand the training program and establish the data science curriculum of ELIXIR Belgium. Our institute greatly values diverse standpoints and promotes an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected.